Vision & Mission


CEM is a key player in the development of a coherent system of assessment and research in education where:

  • students are aware of and achieve their potential
  • teachers use information about student competencies to improve student learning
  • administrators use research information for school improvement
  • policymakers generate policy from valid and reliable data on the teaching-learning process


CEM's mission is to spread knowledge about the use of measurement and research for the improvement of education

CEM's thrust is to help schools improve the quality of education by:

  • utilizing assessment data to influence educational decisions
  • developing and strengthening testing, research, and professional development programs and services for school improvement
  • providing opportunities to integrate educational theory, research, and practice
  • collaborating with national and international associations and institutions in educational assessment and research